[cvsnt] Re: "require encryption" vs "require auth"

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Thu Jul 31 20:32:01 BST 2003

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andy wrote:

> in cvsnt control panel applet whats the diff on the encryption combo
> between "require encryption" and "require auth"?

'Require auth' just authenticates the packet (the -a switch to the cvs
client) to make sure they haven't been tampered with in transit - it stops
certain kinds of active attack without actually encrypting the data.


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